"Best Sports Game of the Year!"
No Snow? No Problem! MacSki brings the slopes to you! The only thing you'll need is a little daring while swooshing through these runs. Digitized sound and color graphics provide spectacular effects. Over 24 challenging course layouts, or design your own dream course using MacSki's built in Course Editor. Create up to 256 different course combinations based on difficulty level, snow condition, visibility and wind speed. If you're ready to hit the slopes - MacSki is your lift ticket to fun!
Game Hall of Fame 1990 Macworld
Best Sports Game 1990 Macworld
Intuitive Course Editor
Created branding for packaging, box cover art
Designer of game mechanics, course layouts, interface, and character animation
8 month development cycle
Developed product from start to finish
Highly Animated Characters
First Mac color sports game
4 bit palette (16 colors)
Over three-dozen courses of seven major types: Timer only, Slalom, Giant Slalom, Downhill, Penguin squashing, Snowmen bashing, and Stonehenge!
Adjustable weather conditions
Nine different types of skis
Built-in illustrated help
Digitized sound effects
Advanced collision detection
Trees, rocks, fences, igloos, snow bunnies, moguls, photographers, wounded skiers, snowmobiles, snowballs, ski wax, sign posts, and several types of small animals... And a Saint Bernard who comes to your rescue.
Genre Action / Sports
Developer Storm/Impact Inc
Publisher XOR Corporation
Role Lead Artist
Best Sports Game: MacSki - Macworld 1990
Go skiing - try and beat your best time! This game includes a lot of silly stuff for you to dodge, even Stonehenge structures to ski through.